Current Measurement of Engine Oils Under Various Voltage Application

  • Benedick Conolius
  • Norlin Pauzi
  • Mohd Herwan Sulaiman
  • Mohd Razali Daud
  • Kadowaki Kazunori
  • Amir Izzani MohamedEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 538)


This paper presents the conduction current measurement of engine oil of a vehicle during engine oil usage. A motorcycle and car engine oil is the sample in this study. For motorcycle engine oil, sample was taken between 0 and 1500 km while for car engine oil, it was taken between 0 and 9000 km. The electrode was printed to PCB board and the oil was placed between electrode with 1 mm gap. The current was measured by a microammeter under voltage applied from 0.2 to 1.0 kV. From the result it is understood that the current decreases with the increase in travelling distance of each vehicle. Motorcycle engine oil shows a higher current decreasing rate as compares to car engine oil.


Engine oil Current High voltage 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Benedick Conolius
    • 1
  • Norlin Pauzi
    • 2
  • Mohd Herwan Sulaiman
    • 1
  • Mohd Razali Daud
    • 1
  • Kadowaki Kazunori
    • 3
  • Amir Izzani Mohamed
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.FKEE, Universiti Malaysia PahangPekanMalaysia
  2. 2.FKKSA, Universiti Malaysia PahangGambangMalaysia
  3. 3.Electrical and Electronic EngineeringEhime UniversityMatsuyamaJapan

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